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84 down. 34 to go!

Tuesday, May 21, 2013      13 comments

Today I weighed in and have been able to lose 84 pounds since Jan 2nd 2013. I am feeling great and have changed so much this time around. It isn't about losing weight or shedding the pounds. Rather it is about health! My blood pressure has g... Read more

Sparkpeople, Sparkfriends, and Spark support

Saturday, October 22, 2011      4 comments

As I sit here beginning to work on the paper that I have to write for school and finishing my "sparking" for the day, I am mindful of just what an amazing place this is. The last few weeks have been difficult and surely more difficulty lies ahe... Read more

Seems like one step forward and two back.

Friday, October 21, 2011      4 comments

Just when I think I have dusted off and resolved to move forward with "life", I take another couple of steps back. I have to get it reversed to at least 2 forward and 1 back.... Read more

As much as I can't, I can't!

Thursday, October 20, 2011      4 comments

As much as I just want to quit school and start over, to try and figure out this thing that is going on and solve it, and just plain quit, I can't. I saw this quote yesterday..."Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit!" So, as m... Read more

Failing

Wednesday, October 19, 2011      4 comments

I have come to the realization that I am dealing still with the demons of my past and that I can't get over it. It has been 3 1/2 years but I am still fighting it. I search for the Lord and His help, I try to deal with it personally, and I try... Read more

Challenges of Life

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      1 comments

Life is stressful...I guess. I struggle with motivation, sleep, desire, and low energy levels. I can't determine if it's stress, life, poor physical fitness, sleep disorder, or what. I just know that somehow I have got to try and get this fig... Read more

FiancÚ's Grandkids Showed Me!

Monday, October 17, 2011      2 comments

Well, I was faced with the harsh facts yesterday. My FiancÚ's grandkids were visiting and they were bored so I took them to the local school to "shoot hoops" and play on the equipment. I can't jump! I can't run! My mind starts to react... Read more

God brought me to it, He'll see me through it!

Thursday, September 29, 2011      6 comments

Well, yesterday's Greek assignment and quiz was a disaster. I have thrown in the towel and requested tutorial help. I am not normally this much of a dummy but this is really kicking my tail. I can and have to take comfort in knowing that I am... Read more

What a day ahead!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      3 comments

Greek today and a quiz I'm not ready for, and an assignment that I can't figure out. Breath...breath....... Read more

What a day ahead!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      0 comments

Greek today and a quiz I'm not ready for, and an assignment that I can't figure out. Breath...breath....... Read more

Why is sleeping so hard?

Tuesday, September 27, 2011      2 comments

Here I am "sparking" at 4:30 am and have been awake for 2 hours already. I have been exercising, eating right, going to bed on time, and all that I can think of yet some nights...even several nights... It is so frustrating as I have a lot of s... Read more

Not enough done yesterday so today....

Sunday, September 25, 2011      0 comments

Well, after exercising for over an hour, mowing the lawn, and having dinner with kids and grandkids, I didn't get near enough done yesterday so today is gonna be bad...in a good way. But, I will still exercise!... Read more

Study, exercise, study...study...study

Saturday, September 24, 2011      2 comments

As much as I dearly miss my Saturdays spent watching college football, life has changed. Today I will watch a little football but spend the bulk of my day studying and fit a workout in too. Darn it those days were fun but this now is for a gre... Read more

Time to heed my own advice

Friday, September 23, 2011      0 comments

Well, I got on the scale today and gained a pound since last Friday. I have to remember my own words that how I feel, how I sleep, how my clothes fit, are the real keys. In spite of my gain, I feel better, I sleep better, and maybe...just mayb... Read more

This Sparkpeople Thing

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      2 comments

OK, I see the benefit of "sparking" and I try to do it everyday and it is DEFINITELY helping. The problem...I spend too much time doing it. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy it and want to but then when I am done for the day I see how much time I sp... Read more


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